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Financial Aid

FAFSA - the Free Application for Federal Student Aid

In addition to financial aid, consider scholarships.  Make sure to apply for scholarships as soon as possible, as they are often provided on a first-come-first-served basis.  

Where to find aid - Office of Federal Student Aid
  • The application is completed each year
  • It can be completed anytime after January 1st
  • Often students are eligible for some form of financial aid  
  • USDOE Blog with tips on filling out the FAFSA for parents
  • Office of Federal Student Aid, what is expected 
  • 10 Tips, CBS News
  • Tips, NY Times
  • Most students are aware of some form of financial aid
  • FAFSA Guide  Thank s for sharing BestSchools!
It is also important to know there is a difference between federal subsidized and unsubsidized loans. 
For information see the Office of Federal Student Aid